Proverbs 14:1-10 NRS

1 The wise woman a builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

References for Proverbs 14:1

    •  14:1 - Heb [Wisdom of women]
      2 Those who walk uprightly fear the Lord, but one who is devious in conduct despises him.
      3 The talk of fools is a rod for their backs, b but the lips of the wise preserve them.

      References for Proverbs 14:3

        • Ž 14:3 - Cn: Heb [a rod of pride]
          4 Where there are no oxen, there is no grain; abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.
          5 A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.
          6 A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain, but knowledge is easy for one who understands.
          7 Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not find words of knowledge.
          8 It is the wisdom of the clever to understand where they go, but the folly of fools misleads.
          9 Fools mock at the guilt offering, c but the upright enjoy God's favor.

          References for Proverbs 14:9

            •  14:9 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
              10 The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares its joy.